Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan held a session on 5 October to consider formation of electoral districts for presidential elections. The session was held by Election Commission chairman Mirzo-Ulugbek Abdusalomov.
CIS leaders signed the Concept for Further Development of the Commonwealth and the Plan of Major Events for its Implementation. "The limited participation of some CIS member states in the activity of its bodies and adopted documents, stipulated by peculiarities of their national interests, is viewed in the Commonwealth with understanding and respect," the document says.
The EURASEC [Eurasian Economic Community] summit was held on Saturday in Dushanbe, where the leaders of the CIS have gathered these days. This organization brings together six countries: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Vesti news report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya reported on 6 October.
The heads of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization [CSTO] express serious concern about the situation surrounding the Iranian nuclear programme and the situation in Afghanistan.
The presidents of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) discussed about two dozen issues, mainly military-technical cooperation, at their summit on Dushanbe on Saturday.
Representatives from foreign embassies and diplomatic offices which carry out their activities in Uzbekistan have noted that peace, calm and stability reign in Uzbekistan, Uzbek newspaper Na Postu reported on 6 October.
European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will tour Central Asia next week to discuss energy cooperation, combating the drug trade, and other issues.
Leaders of CIS leaders sought Friday to breath new life into the organization, which has struggled to be effective amid internal divisions and bureaucratic barriers.